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Universal Corporation Reports Improved Six-Month Results

reported that net income for the first half of fiscal year 2016, which ended on September 30, 2015, was $16.5 million, or $0.40 per diluted share, compared with $15.7 million, or $0.35 per diluted share for the same period last year. Results for the six m
PR Newswire
added Nov 6, 2015 20:35
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[Asia-pacific] 29: Exceptions and General Provisions

This provision does not apply to tobacco leaf; under TPP, U.S. tobacco farmers will have enhanced opportunities to compete fairly in foreign markets by the elimination of foreign tariffs on tobacco leaf.
Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Nov 6, 2015 03:04
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[Asia-pacific] Kentucky - Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

Tobacco Japan and Vietnam will eliminate tariffs on tobacco and tobacco products.
Foreign Agricultural Service / USDA
added Nov 5, 2015 17:32
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[Asia-pacific] CHAPTER 29 Exceptions

to give each Party the right to decide that its tobacco control measures for manufactured tobacco products cannot be challenged by private investors under [ISDS]...does not apply to tobacco leaf; under TPP, U.S. tobacco farmers will have enhanced opportun
Medium
added Nov 5, 2015 16:56
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Mliswa’s Saltlakes, Bak lock horns over tobacco

The High Court has begun hearing the case in which a company owned by Mr Temba Mliswa--Saltlakes Holdings--is being sued for $94 272 by Bak Storage (Pvt) Ltd over unpaid storage fees for bales of tobacco that were stored at the company’s warehouse
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 3, 2015 17:11
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] TPP May Not Pass Due to Anti-Free Trade Provisions That Lack GOP Support

In addition to these senators, 17 members of the House Committee on Agriculture sent a letter to Ambassador Froman echoing these concerns. While citing opposition to the tobacco carve-out, members also wrote about market access to rice and dairy products
Washington Free Beacon
added Nov 3, 2015 16:17
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[Asia-pacific] POLITICO Morning Agriculture: TOBACCO GROWERS FUME OVER TPP

While many farmers are sympathetic to the tobacco growers' concerns, the Obama administration has made a calculated risk that it can still win the support of pork, poultry, beef, soybeans and grains producers who could see big export gains under the agre
Politico
added Nov 3, 2015 16:13
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[Australia] Native tobacco plant's unique genes 'opens new world' in food and medicine research

an evolutionary riddle spanning 750,000 years that could provide important answers on how to grow crops in space.... they discovered the Australian native tobacco plant, also known as Pitjuri, had thrown out its immune system in favour of rapid reproducti
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:29
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[Asia, India] Rules, rain and fake cigarettes hit tobacco growers

Tobacco farmers in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka are distressed because of falling product prices. Illegal cigarettes, excessive regulation and poor monsoon were hurting them, said the farmers. Though the government had intervened and started purchasing
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 27, 2015 20:03
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Allegations and accusations abound in race for Kentucky agriculture commissioner

Spann responded by saying that her father has never been sued by farmers, an apparent reference to Quarles' father, Roger Quarles, being sued as a board member of the Burley Tobacco Cooperative. Ryan Quarles said the lawsuit was directed at the board re
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Oct 26, 2015 18:37
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